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21 Tips For Guitar Finger Pain

21 Guitar Finger Pain Tips (Blisters, Calluses, Sore Fingers)

I am currently learning guitar with Justin Guitar’s beginner course and my fingertips are sensitive to the touch. They feel bruised, I have blisters and …

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How Learning Guitar Helps Depression

14 Reasons Why Learning Guitar Helps With Depression

For many years I have suffered from depression and anxiety and about 2 years ago I came off the medication (prozac) I was using and …

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Ultimate Beginners Guide To Buying An Electric Guitar

*If you are looking for a recommendation on the exact electric guitar to buy then head here Introduction At the time most of us buy …

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How To Restart Playing Guitar

With any hobby that takes a long time to master, it is easy to fall off the wagon. Life can take over and you can …

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Ultimate Beginners Guide To Buying A Classical Guitar

As a beginner, it can be very difficult to work out which type of guitar is best for your own needs, and even if you have established that the classical guitar is for you, how do you decide which to buy? This guide is designed to help walk you through the steps of a classical guitar, explaining the multitude of considerations for those looking to take the plunge and make a purchase.

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How To Play Guitar Quietly (Acoustic, Electric, Classical)

When you picture yourself as a guitarist, you probably think of playing loud on stage in front of lots of people. The image of struggling …

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Ultimate Beginners Guide To Buying An Acoustic Guitar

Buying a guitar for the first time can be intimidating for the player who is just starting out. There are so many different kinds of guitars with lots of features, and price tags can swing from being as affordable as a pair of sunglasses up to the cost of a used car.

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How To Determine A Strum Pattern For Any Song

How To Determine The Strum Pattern Of A Song

The most common issue among newer students who are learning acoustic guitar is in determining the manner in which to strum a song they want …

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How To Learn Guitar Without A Teacher

Well this is awkward. Here I am, a guitar instructor, with something to say about whether or not you need a teacher. Why would you …

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Should I Learn The Guitar Sitting Or Standing?

When you buy your first guitar, wondering whether to learn it sitting down or standing probably isn’t the first question that jumps into your head. …

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How To Learn To Play Guitar Later In Life (40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s)

I am 40 years old this year and I have no discernible musical talent, have never played an instrument and can’t sing. So I have …

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How Long It Takes To Learn Guitar [The 6 Stages]

Ask your musical friends or the staff at your local music store how long it takes to learn how to play guitar and they will …

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